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Philippine meat imports down 16% in 2023 – FAO

The FAO revealed that the Philippines imported 1.5mt of meat in 2023, dropping 16% from the previous year. It attributed the decline to higher...

ASF continues to plague three Southeast Asian countries

The latest FAO report reveals that Vietnam, Indonesia, and the Philippines are still grappling with ASF. Cambodia and Myanmar ceased reporting new outbreaks in...

FAO study finds multiple AMR challenges in Indian poultry

An FAO study on antimicrobial resistance in Indian fisheries and livestock shows significant resistance of poultry to commonly used antibiotics. E coli isolates showed...

World food prices declining, but not enough

World food prices are dropping, but are still high for net food importing countries, said FAO. The benchmark index of international food commodity prices...

Indonesia, FAO launch roadmap to reduce AMR in livestock

Indonesia will reduce the preventive use of antimicrobials in livestock by up to 40% by 2029. The Ministry of Agriculture and the FAO recently...

FAO urged to contain AI spread with sector reforms

Some strains of avian influenza (AI) have jumped from birds to mammals, risking new pandemics, prompting animal welfare organization Compassion in World Farming to...

Meat prices slide globally as supply picks up

Meat prices continued to slide for the seventh consecutive month on growing supply. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) latest Meat Price Index...

Corn, wheat export prices drop in December

World corn and wheat export prices eased in December 2022 as harvests in the southern hemisphere boosted supplies, and competition among exporters remained strong...

Indonesia, FAO launch food and agri programs

Indonesia’s government and FAO have launched development programs to support the country’s food and agriculture sectors. At the workshop of the Country Programming Framework...

FAO reduces its cereal production forecasts

FAO reduced world cereal production estimates by 7.2mt this year, down from its forecast last month. Its forecast for December 2022 is pegged at...

FAO, WHO to tackle safety of cell-based food

An event to be organized by UN FAO and WHO in Singapore will discuss the safety of cell-based, lab-grown foods. The gathering in November...

FAO reduces global cereal production outlook

The FAO reduced its global cereal production forecasts for 2022/23 for the second consecutive month in October. The new forecast pegs production at 2768mt,...

Sustainability offers a pathway to profits

Sustainability is at the heart of every growing livestock production company globally. As the industry grows and modernizes in Asia amidst its many challenges,...

Aquaculture and seafood consumption growing

Global fisheries and aquaculture production are at record highs and will play an important role in future protein consumption. In its ‘State of the...

Addressing climate change needs collective action

A healthy diet includes animal protein intake, but climate change is affecting production, directly and indirectly, in negative ways. Fighting climate change, however, needs...

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